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30 years and counting…

2022 was a major milestone for our practice as we celebrated our 30th anniversary.

We are delighted to share with you highlights of our journey.

2024
Team Conference 2024

This year's venue was the excellent Marriott Hotel at Lingfield Park Race Course. A productive learning morning was followed by a fascinating behind the scenes perspective of the horse breeding and racing world thanks to Peter Crate of JJ Franks, who shared his passion of the sport with us. The…
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The Dynamic Awards 2024

We were immensely proud that Emily was a finalist in two categories, Property Professional of the Year & Future Talent of the Year. This is the 3rd year of the awards that recognise the accomplishments of women trailblazers, innovators and role models who lead the way in their fields and…
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Ashcombe School Careers Fair 2024

We supported The Ashcombe School Careers Fair 2024 which coincided with the 17th annual National Apprenticeship Week. Exhibitors covered a wide range of higher education, apprenticeships, industries and professions. There was also a programme of talks covering Personal Statements, Apprenticeships, Working in the Space Industry and How to Choose a…
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Anniversary Drinks

The team gathered at The Pilgrim Brewery in Reigate to celebrate our first year in practice for WS Heritage and Brouard Architects which also coincided with Spencer Copping's 25th work anniversary. It was great to share the moment with our Preferred Partners, clients, and industry friends that have been so…
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2023
Proud Finalists at The Reigate & Banstead Business Awards 2023

The WS Team attended an excellent Reigate & Banstead Business Awards. Another great event organised by the council's Economic Prosperity Team. Unfortunately, we had to settle for runner-up in the Resilient Business of the Year category - to The Reigate Manor Hotel, worthy winners and fabulous hosts. We were entertained…
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We celebrate Croydon Vision’s Centenary

The WS Planning & Architecture team were delighted to join the celebrations of Croydon Vision's Centenary year. We are excited to be working closely with them to deliver their ambition of creating a wonderful new and vibrant centre to improve the quality of life of the area's blind and partially…
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Lingfield Park Racing Evening

As part of the Constructing Excellence Croydon Club, we invited clients and suppliers to enjoy an evening at the races with our team.

We Host a Local Business Event

On the 18th May we hosted a Planning & Development at The Old Reigatians Rugby Club in Reigate. The event was attended by local decision makers involved in the property market. This was an excellent opportunity to network and share ideas through a series of presentations and panel discussions.

Team Conference 2023

Our annual conference started with Cornerstone Barristers based in Gray's Inn Square WC1 who conducted a series of presentations on Planning policies and updates. In the afternoon we were treated to a guided tour of the Sir John Soane's Museum in Lincolns Inn Fields.

A New Service – WS Heritage
A New Service – WS Heritage

We're kicking off 2023 by offering a new Heritage Consultancy service to our clients. This is an exciting development led by a team of experts with a broad scope of industry knowledge and experience. www.ws-heritage.co.uk

2022
Surrey Property Awards 2022
Surrey Property Awards 2022

We were proud finalists in two categories; Best New Apartment Scheme - inc. retirement developments (Wellington Court in Kingswood)+ Architectural Practice of the Year

Surrey Business Awards 2022
Surrey Business Awards 2022

We were shortlisted for two categories; Professional Services Award and our Associate Director, Emily Hall, for Young Professional of the Year

We Expand Into Kent

In November 2022, we acquire Brouard Architects - a leading practice to expand our reach into the South East corner of London and Kent.

Team Conference 2022

After a morning of learning, the team spent the afternoon at The Cannons. This was a great opportunity for the team to see one of the practice's marquee projects. We were blessed with wonderful weather and the owners were perfect hosts.

RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence 2022 – South East

We were delighted to make it as finalists  at this years' awards - a testament to our high standards and strong team ethos. We will continue to strive towards winning the award in the future. Having attended the RTPI South East CPD day which took place at The Jury Inn…
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And Now On To Croydon

Our celebrations continued on the 16th of June with a reception in our London office with our business friends from the Croydon area.

Celebrating Our 30th In Reigate

We started our celebrations on the 21st of April with a reception at the Reigate Priory Cricket Club with 50 business friends who have helped us achieve this milestone.

Happy Birthday to Us – 2022
Happy Birthday to Us – 2022

In honour of our anniversary we have redesigned our logo to celebrate 30 years of unlocking potential.

Reigate & Banstead Business Awards 2022
Reigate & Banstead Business Awards 2022

We are delighted to announce that we have been nominated in the "Employer of the Year" category in the Reigate & Banstead Business Awards 2022.

RIBA Awards – 2022

We submitted The Cannons for the prestigious RIBA Awards. The drone footage of this unique house was beautifully captured by Solent Sky Services, one of our Preferred Partners.

2021
Surrey Property Awards 2021

Our design of 3 cottages for Alexson Homes in Ripley, Surrey receives Runner Up in the “Best Boutique Development” Category of the Surrey Property Awards 2021.  

Our new hq in reigate – 2021
Our new hq in reigate – 2021

We continue to grow and move across the road to 5 Pool House on Bancroft Road, Reigate.

2020
Max wins Apprentice of the Year 2020
Max wins Apprentice of the Year 2020

Max Rayner wins Apprentice of the Year at the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards 2020. Max joined WS in September 2018 as one of only 6 people in the UK undergoing the new Architectural Assistant Apprenticeship. We were thrilled when he was selected as a Finalist in the Apprentice of the…
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2019
We expand and open our Croydon Office in 2019

We are proud to open our first London office at One Croydon. This iconic building designed by Richard Seifert was formerly known as the NLA Tower.  

winner: best new luxury property – Surrey Property Awards 2019

We win "Best New Luxury Property" category at the Surrey Property Awards for Windsor Homes and the erection of two detached dwellings in Weybridge.

Gatwick Diamond Business Awards 2019

We are finalist in the “Supply Chain Excellence” category at the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards 2019, thanks to our innovative Preferred Partners initiative.

Reigate & Banstead Business Awards 2019

We are Runner Up in "Best Social Value Business" and "Employer of the Year" at the Reigate & Banstead Business Awards. Two great categories to be shortlisted in and an example of WSPA's DNA.

2018
We Become a RIBA Chartered Practice – 2018
We Become a RIBA Chartered Practice – 2018

The Royal Institute of British Architects is a global professional membership body driving excellence in architecture. We serve our members and society in order to deliver better buildings and places, stronger communities and a sustainable environment. Being inclusive, ethical, environmentally aware and collaborative underpins all that we do.

Surrey Property Awards 2018

We came runner up in the Best Professional Property Services Company Category at the 2018 Surrey Property Awards. We came second out of the 94 entrants in our Category which is a remarkable achievement.

2017
Winner: Best New Luxury Property – Surrey Property Awards 2017

What a fantastic way to finish 2017 by winning the "Best New Luxury Property" award in our 25th Anniversary year. Our entry was for the Planning & Architecture for four detached houses at Alexandra Gate in Reigate for Riverdale Developments.

Gatwick Diamond Business Awards 2017
Gatwick Diamond Business Awards 2017

We are proud Finalist in two categories at the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards, Supply Chain Excellence and Business of the Year (up to £1m).

New North Point Logo – 2017
New North Point Logo – 2017

Our team recognise that our company initials form part of the compass points which evolved into our new North Point logo, used on our location plans.

We celebrate our 25th anniversary – 2017

2017 marked our 25th anniversary year. We held our Team Conference at the Design Museum in London. Our guest speaker was Sally Brown from Gatwick Diamond Business.

2016
Winner: Best Website Surrey Digital Awards 2016
Winner: Best Website Surrey Digital Awards 2016

We win GOLD for the Best Website at the Surrey Digital Awards. Tough competition with lots of innovative businesses being shortlisted.

2015
We launch the WS Work Experience Programme in 2015
We launch the WS Work Experience Programme in 2015

The programme provides different types of work experience, whether you are an aspiring Planner, Architect, or Architectural Technician. The popular scheme is mentored by Lee Barker our Architectural Director.